Kathleen Taylor

Kathleen Taylor


Past ISE Advisory Council Chair
Vice President at Johnson & Johnson


B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Kathleen Taylor graduated from Lehigh in 1987 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering.  She has had a 27 year career with Johnson and Johnson, beginning as a  manufacturing supervisor in Somerville, NJ.  Kathleen gained experience through a variety of manufacturing and engineering roles in Somerville, NJ,  Albuquerque, NM, and Cincinnati, OH.    In addition to working in several US locations, she has worked in Mexico as a Plant Manager in Ciudad Juarez and as  the Managing Director in Neuchatel,  Switzerland.   Following 23 years in the medical device sector of J&J she returned to the US as the Vice President of the Chemical API Global Platform for Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical sector where she was responsible for 6 sites across the US, Europe, and Australia. 

Currently she is the Vice President of the Johnson & Johnson Production System.  Her team is responsible for developing and deploying standard supply chain practices and business processes across the Johnson & Johnson manufacturing sites.

During her time at Lehigh Kathleen was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority and  played both Lacrosse and Softball as well as Powder-Puff Football.  

Kathleen currently resides in Solebury, PA with her husband and two sons.

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